Gary Kline wrote:
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:28:05PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 10:51:08PM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
Gary Kline wrote:
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:16:00PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
On 2/14/07, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
      I'm pretty stunned at how well gnome2 works on my
      antique 400MHz backup system.  [[ gnome2-lite wouldn't go, for
      some reason.... [?] ]]  Anyway, I do have a sound card in this
      one, but which *.ko I load or compile is the question.  If
      memory serves, I think this has  a Matrox card.  I've tried
      adding a few sound [snd_*.ko] files, but no sound.  The OSS
      dialogs open, but the tests produce no sound..  Would the sound
      card show up in dmesg if there were a sound card hiding?

      Any help out there?  This old box is an HP Kayak "XU/XW".
I solved most of my sound problems by taking actions reading


        Hm.  I forgot about adding the "hints.*"; but catenating
        /dev/sndstat indicates that I use snd_sb16.ko and compiling that
        in gives me a bunch of fatal undefines.  So I added "snd_sbc"
to the KERNCONF and am recompiling.
        Shouldn't be this hard; this worked with REdhat, just
        straightaway.  ....

What model's the card (or what does pciconf -lv report at least)?

        This is strange.  A couple hours ago I kldloaded a few modules
        and saw that the card was my missing AWE64.  Now, when I load
        snd_sb16, it looks like an ISA SB 16.  It could be either.
        Note that if I load just snd_sb.ko, cat'ing /dev/sndstat returns
        Still trying...

        Interesting: I scripted them ALL in and ind that there are TWO
        sound cards::

pcm0: <SB16 DSP 4.16> at io 0x240 irq 9 drq 1:5 bufsz 4096 kld snd_sb16
(1p/1r/0v channels duplex default)
pcm1: <AD1816> at io 0x500 irq 5 drq 0:3 bufsz 8192 kld snd_ad1816
(1p/1r/0v channels duplex)




Not 100% sure, but it looks like your soundcard involves the sb driver and there might be a separate driver for your card:


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